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Blakes Bar

25 Eglinton Street | Galway, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 530 053
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (24 reviews)
“mussels” (11 reviews)
“cheese board” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
25 Eglinton Street | Galway, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Blakes with the family after a family dinner in a nearby Restaurant. Great music, comfortable bar and a lovely waiter. I have eaten here before and the food is great.

1  Thank echappeebelle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called into Blake's as a last minute decison with the family, have been Herr before and never disappointed... Muscles for starters were beautiful. Defo a recommended try. The kids menu was also a great selection. Bar staff were also extramly friendly and helpful, a defo...More

1  Thank DonShark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for the dinner .menu limited but food was top quality.good place if you are looking for more then bar food ,prices a little higher then some in Galway but quality and service good

1  Thank Jeannie K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just popped in here for lunch. Madras Beef was lovely. Very good portions. Was greeted very well. I've eaten here before but a long time ago now. It was lovely then and it still is👍

1  Thank NKS2
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My wife and I spent the entire day walking around Galway. We didn;t have a car so we were able to enjoy ourselves by sampling many of the fine pubs. We stopped for a respite in Blake's and I met James, one of the bartenders....More

1  Thank Jeff J
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Came here twice on a trip to Galway. On our first day we came in for a small bit to eat and were blown away by the value, the selection of whisky, food and especially the service. So blown away we were that we came...More

2  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

The chowder is buttery and creamy with loads of fish and served with fresh soda bread. I had this with a nice hot cup of tea - delicious.

1  Thank VKC2014
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We had lunch and a couple of pints here. Fairly large inside for bigger groups, if you have a large group. We had fish and chips and they were good. The service was friendly and prompt. Nice spot to relax. Both locals and tourist. Clean...More

1  Thank reese3
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Wonderful atmosphere, friendly service, and great menu that ranges from beautifully presented steaks to salads.

1  Thank loo2aw
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch today was very busy , we were served by lovely friendly people , food and wine very good we were having a lazy lunch and never felt rushed in fact we were encouraged to take our time and relax and enjoy which...More

1  Thank Anne C
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Carol M
Would you be able to accommodate a party of 27 tomorrow eve fri June 12 @7pm? DGUSA (beer Group from the U.S.A)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Eglinton Street | Galway, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 530 053
  • E-mail
Blake's Corner Bar, located in the heart of the city plays a big part of Galway's food scene. Since its establishment in 2012, there has been a strong focus on building an excellent reputation for food complemented by a friendly and professional service in comfortable surroundings. Blake's Corner Bar has built strong relationships with award winning local producers from which the menu is specifically designed, making the most of these ingredient by using the freshest supplies to create the best dishes. The bar is also part of the Galway Whiskey Trail offering a vast selection of whiskies and a trained whiskey ambassador to advise you all whiskey tastes. The bar serves an extensive breakfast, lunch and dinner menu and groups have the option to pre-book an area and choose from delectable deli boards and/or party food platters. All sporting events are live on H.D TVs.